Creamy Chicken Half Moon Pie

Ingredients for Creamy Chicken Half Moon Pie:

For filling:

1. Oil – 2 big spoons

    Butter – 2 big spoons

2. Onions chopped fine – 2 cups

    Capsicum chopped fine – 1 cup

    Crushed chillies – 1 small spoon

    Ginger-garlic paste – 1 big spoon

    Carrot chopped fine – ½ cup

3. Maida – 2 big spoons

4. Chicken stock – ¼ cup

    Milk – ¼ cup

5. Salt and pepper powder – As needed

    Spring onion chopped fine – A little

    Coriander leaves chopped fine – A little

    Cooked chicken, adding salt and pepper – 300gms, cut into small pieces

For dough:

6. Water – 1.5 cups

    Salt – ½ small spoon

    Sugar – 1 small spoon

    Butter – 1 big spoon

7. Maida – 1.5 cups

8. Eggs – 2

    Salt – For taste

    Milk – 2 big spoons

    Pepper powder – As needed

9. Bread crumbs – As needed

10. Oil – For frying

How to prepare Creamy Chicken Half Moon Pie?

1. Mix ingredients no: 2 in a saucepan and heat it.

2. Sauté ingredients no: 2.

3. When onions turn golden brown colour, add 2 big spoons of maida.

4. Reduce the flame and mix the contents well.

5. Add chicken stock and milk, and continue cooking till it turns cream-like.

6. Add ingredients no: 5 and put off the flame.

7. Boil ingredients no: 6.

8. Reduce the flame and add maida.

9. Keep stirring for a few minutes and put off the flame.

10. Transfer the hot contents to a flat surface, and knead it for a few minutes till it turns soft.

11. Make a big-sized ball from the dough.

12. Spread flour on a flat surface and using a chapati pin, roll the dough. It should not be too thick or too thin.

13. Use a cutter to cut round shapes from it.

14. Continue the process for remaining maida mixture as well and make round shapes.

15. Place a little filling on one half of the small chapati, and seal with the other edge to get a semi-circle shape.

16. Stick the edges using water.

17. Continue the process for remaining chapatis and fillings.

18. Beat ingredients no: 8 together and dip each piece in it.

19. Wrap them in bread crumbs and deep fry in hot oil.

20. Your Creamy Chicken Half Moon Pies should turn golden brown.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, March 18-31, 2023

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